Over the last few week I have heard the new spring sounds of my neighborhood. The pond frogs have awakened from their winter nap and started evening serenades. Migrating birds are announcing their return from winter havens, others have begun their spring songs. Meanwhile the pileated woodpecker continues his hammering for lunch. While winter can … Continue reading Revitalizing Quiet
Resiliency tip for the week: Take a deep breath and ask one more question A simple conversation, not about anything in particular - a comment was voiced about something I had said. My gut twisted, I thought, “what?” “Wait, huh??” My neck tightened, a knot developed in my throat, my face felt hot: all in … Continue reading Ask one more question.
I wanted to bring another voice into our conversation on resilience. Tara Brach, Pd.D. is a psychologist, author and teacher. Please find attached her article on feeling overwhelmed. Her writings and podcasts can be found at: http://www.mindful.org/tara-brach-rain-mindfulness-practice/ I don’t know about you, but I can be my worst critic. Over the years I have found … Continue reading Invite Rain